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Washington Circle

Facing west at Washington Circle, located at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue, New Hampshire Avenue, K Street, and 23rd Street NW, in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington, D.C.

 

A bronze equestrian statue, sculpted by Clark Mills and depicting George Washington riding his horse during the Battle of Princeton, was installed in the center of the circle on February 22, 1860, at a total cost of $60,000. (copy and pasted the text from Wikipedia, but it's ok, I wrote the paragraph on that site, ha)

 

The statue is one of fourteen American Revolutionary works that were collectively listed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 14, 1978.

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Taken on April 9, 2009